From 7- 9 April, all eyes will be on Liverpool as the Randox Grand National takes place at Aintree Racecourse. 

If you’re lucky enough to be heading over to Aintree Racecourse for the biggest race weekend of the year and want to make a day out of it, there are lots of places in Liverpool you can visit for a pre-race brunch or to party the night away.

From boozy breakfasts to big brunches, evening meals and live entertainment, have a look at our guide on where to celebrate one of the biggest sporting events in the world. For three days, the world will be watching.

Find out more about what to expect from the Grand National Festival on our dedicated blog. 


PRE-RACE BREAKFAST & PARTIES


ABDITORY


Head over to Abditory for the Grand National weekend to join in with prosecco, mimosas, bacon toasties, smoothie bowls, pastries and tunes for your pre-race morning. Call or DM them to reserve your spot.


THE LONG SHOT 


The Long Shot at the Royal Albert Dock are putting on a party for Grand National weekend, taking care of everything from breakfast to transport and evening drinks. 

Open from 8am they have a choice of Mimosas or Bloody Marys on arrival, Race Day Breakfast and table service before whisking you off to the racecourse for a fabulous day out. Find out more on their website


TRÉS


Have all the fun of the races at Tres Bar for Grand National Weekend. With transport to and from included and an afterparty, have a look at the details on their Instagram to make a booking. 


JAM


Jam Restaurant will be hosting bubbles & breakfast and travel to Aintree Racecourse on Ladies Day and Grand National Day as well as a 2 course luxury evening meal with live music throughout. They will also be hosting their evening meal and entertainment on Grand National Thursday too. Be quick and book your tables.


RIVER NORTH


River North have got you covered for the Grand National weekend with their Boozy Brunch. Team a choice of three cocktails or a bottle of prosecco with your favourite brunch dish for a day at the races. They also have some tables for the evening with Djs all night too!


MASONS


Masons on Seel Street are going all out on Grand National weekend with Champagne Breakfast, Bottomless Brunch, Race Day Set Menu and Late Night Booths so however you feel like celebrating the day, they have you covered. 


MA BOYLE’S


If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast to start the day then a big brunch at Ma Boyle’s is a great option. From Full English breakfasts to eggs benedict and avocado toast they have a great menu for you to start the day. It’s also not far from Moorfields train Station for easy access to Aintree.


MOOSE COFFEE


Moose Coffee are famous for their American pancakes and they will make for a great start to your day out at the races. Head to their venue on Dale Street or Hope Street for a very indulgent breakfast.


MALMAISON


If you’re not heading to the races but are still looking to get dressed up then head over to Malmaison for a fabulous afternoon watching the racing. There will be bubbly, a delicious lunch and traditional afternoon tea with live entertainment, big screens and a bottle of Champagne for the best dressed. Get your tickets here. 


HARRISON’S BAR AND KITCHEN


If you want to watch all the race action but aren’t going to Aintree then head over to Harrison’s Bar and Kitchen to catch it all weekend. They will also be serving breakfast from 9:00am so get yourself down early for something to eat or join in for the live music celebrations in the evening. 


REVOLUTION ALBERT DOCK 


At Revs Albert Dock they're offering Champagne Breakfast or Premium Bottomless Brunch from 10am 7 - 9 April. Contact them direct at albertdock@revolution-bars.co.uk to book. 

They are promising the biggest celebration on April 9. There'll be a live DJ, Sax and Bongos. Find out more here.


LIME STREET CENTRAL


Lime Street Central are adding an extra day of Bottomless Brunch especially for Ladies Day. Book your table from 10am to 11:30am to start the celebrations for a great day at the races. There will also be a live DJ in the evening too! 


REVOLUCION DE CUBA


Escape to the tropics with a Champagne Breakfast or Premium Bottomless Brunch at Revolucion de Cuba on the dock, available from 7-9th April. Feast on one of their brunch dishes, including the likes of a Breakfast Burrito or Full Grilled Breakfast, all washed down with 90 minutes of champers or bottomless drinks.


GUSTO


For just two days only on 8th & 9th April, Gusto is opening its doors for Brunch & Bottomless Brunch for both race goers and anyone who wants to get in on the action. Offering brunch classics, unlimited fizz and its chic interiors, Gusto is the perfect waterfront spot on the dock to start your day in style. 


ONE O'CLOCK GUN


If you’re looking to carry on the festivities after the races and perhaps celebrate a lucky win, The Gun at Royal Albert Dock is the place to go, with live music, Grand National themed cocktail specials, and some hearty pub grub to rejuvenate you for the night ahead. 


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